Mitsubishi Regional Jet is Japan's first ever domestic passenger jet and the first aircraft debuted by a Japanese manufacturer in decades. Developed by Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, the new plane ...
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JR East has announced the Genbi Shinkansen, a new train on the Joetsu Shinkansen bullet train line running between Echigo-Yuzawa and Niigata stations inspired by contemporary Japanese art. The ...
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In April, the Internet got excited with ANA announced a R2-D2-themed airplane. Well, the fleet is expanding. ANA has announced two new plane designs. One features the new character BB-8, who will ...
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Don't drink and ride. Alcoho-Lock stops you doing just that! Created by KOOWHO, the bike lock is designed to stop cyclists under the influence from riding while drunk. Alcoho-Lock includes ...
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Transform into Monkey D. Luffy and Red-Haired Shanks with these brilliantly original skin-care face masks!
Recently, Narita Airport has been on a mission to reinvent itself from dull and controversial Chiba hub to an exciting destination with a running track LCC terminal and Kabuki experience ...
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Seibu hosted a special "nightclub train" event on June 5th-6th, featuring on-board DJs and music as passengers were transported in the charted train from Nerima non-stop all the way to ...
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The Japanese are an overworked lot. This is why you can see them always trying to grab forty winks on the train. And it's why you get such a fantastic array of sleeping products. The spring ...
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Narita International Airport's much-anticipated third terminal opened on April 8th. Three years in development, Terminal 3 is exclusively for low-cost carriers and short-haul flights. The ...
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Japan's most famous movie monster will steal your money!
We've all seen them. We've all pitied them. We've all admired them. Japanese trains are full of odd sights -- but perhaps none so odd as the spectacle of people managing to get some shuteye no ...
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This article by Greg Lane first appeared on Tokyo Cheapo. While it’s great not needing to own a car in Tokyo (with all the incumbent expenses) there’s no question that it can be fun or ...
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People from Britain, like myself, often forget that many other countries don't have roundabouts. The idea of a circular junction with no traffic lights, where the unspoken rules of the road define ...
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Now this is going to be fast. Kyodo News has reported that Central Japan Railway Co. (JR Tokai) has formally filed an application today with the Japanese transport ministry to build a maglev ...
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Kirin Ichiban's machine puts an ice cap on your beer and helps keep your beverage cooler for longer!
Batman no longer lives in Gotham. He's fighting crime in Japan! Japanese social media has been abuzz with some amazing images of Batman driving in his Batpod along the highways in the Tokyo ...
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Shibuya is like a hydra. Just when you think you have it sussed, along comes yet another shopping arcade or mall to confuse you. Earlier this year Tokyu opened the Shibuya Chikamichi Lounge ...
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JR West has announced a special new tourism train that will run between Kanazawa and Wakura hot spring in 2015. Kanazawa, known as a "mini Kyoto", is the main city in Ishikawa Prefecture, which ...
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